Digital Technologies in Education

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Brief presentation on eLearning & MOOC, held at Universit della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano, Switzerland), at the Swissnex meeting

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1. Digital Technologiesin EducationLocal and global insights intodigital initiatives in highereducationby Lorenzo CantoniUSI, 24.10.2014lorenzo.cantoni@usi.ch @lorenzocantonihttp://newmine.blogspot.ch/ 2. Education, communication and (old/new) media Communication is needed to share learning goals/pedagogical contract present and discuss knowledge coordinate the teaching/learning process All available communicationmedia/technologies tested and adopted withineducation f2f and distance press, photo, cinema, tel, radio, tv 3. eLearning as a context vs. as a strategy The use of newmultimediatechnologies andthe Internet toimprove the qualityof learning byfacilitating accessto resources andservices as well asremote exchangesand collaboration(CEC 2001: 2). Context In the information/knowledgesociety every learning iseLearning = ICTs are everywhere in theNatural history of ourknowledge Strategy Some ICTs can be integratedwithin our teaching/learningpractices = ICTs enter the echologicalsystem of education 4. Diversions, conversions, and perversions Printed press and university endless opportunities risks of closure and self-referentiality ICTs are challenging several assumptions OER movement: knowledge is to be shared there is a global community there thatwants to learn (even from us) be relevant for society at large 5. Re-connect Research/innovation with Teaching & ServiceRe-discover disputatioEnsure relevance and support for Life Long LearningMOOCS OPPORTUNITIES 6. Balance different teaching/learning strategiesAvoid (extreme) commercialization and privacy violationsConsider carefully cultural issues AND CHALLENGES 7. Digital Technologiesin EducationLocal and global insights intodigital initiatives in highereducationby Lorenzo CantoniUSI, 24.10.2014lorenzo.cantoni@usi.ch @lorenzocantonihttp://newmine.blogspot.ch/

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